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Spiced Coffee With Cinnamon Whipped Cream

Photo: Yunhee Kim; Styling: Deborah Williams/Pat Bates and Associates
Yield Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup coffee)
Make Giada De Laurentiis's spiced—and spiked!—coffee with Giada's blend ground coffee ($7 for 12 ounces; Giada De Laurentiis for Target).

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon plus more for serving
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 8 cups double-strength brewed coffee
  • 1/2 cup amaretto (almond-flavored liqueur)
  • 1/2 cup whipped cream

Nutrition Information

  • calories 138
  • fat 1 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 29 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 5 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 3 mg
  • calcium 5 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a small saucepan over medium heat. Add sugar and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; add allspice, cinnamon, and ginger. Simmer until sugar is dissolved (about 5 minutes); remove pan from heat.

  2. Add 2 tablespoons spiced syrup to each of 8 cups of coffee; stir to combine. Add 1 tablespoon amaretto to each cup; top with a dollop of whipped cream. Sprinkle with cinnamon; serve.